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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - July 11, 1919, Lethbridge, Alberta The Herald's Page of Live Local News LETHBRIDGE DAILY HERALD Local News Where To Find It FRIDAY, JULY 11, 1U10 ALBERTA. PAGE SEVEN Wage-Earners Protest -a Increase Designed to Car Fares r.- Hit Them HAD A TOOTHACHE It was tom'J evening ttllb a swei-i weiU'rty wind blowing and the kuol or men gtilherMl la the end of a blua Hoe Bireot car were decided-, ly of a grouoby deecrbptlou. Ln sil- ence they mopped their 'dripping coun- ton'acLCti" wUb. RU occaitoiiiil growl at ilio weather. No one seemed partic- ularly Inc.lued to op an up a canter- Fallon imlll a loud bent" from i man trilli t ioolhbriuh raous- mche -j rejolade? from a bl-n.-V.-Trh lit prod ipdlrldual that there wi3 much more lo grouch about than (ho heat. 'Tnko 'ere street cut lie went OH. "U Ihcro ie KonuUitnE to grouch about you have pat It rienl here." The IJttle companj rouaetl Uselt to sonietbiag ot iulcrest ami paused to hoar something more from the blacJowhlalcerfrd BpokwmaD, Ho knocked tuc cinea from bla pipe, refilled ihe same, find with the air iil a. speaker addressing (be Forum vvtm on. "It IB mnk be thai Iho burden or Ihe raise Klren- to Iho city employees should Ire p'sccd on the street car riders and ilial automobile owners should escape ih'o ".Explain yourself from a smooth-raced young man 10 whom ertfentVy lua speaker was well linowu. "I have heard some of your EoclnliBtlc theories-before." The black-whiskered tne paused, scowled, und went on. Hard on Eearners street cara are used for (ho in OBI part, by wage earner.1', anil as tho matter now Btnnfls the Increased our- le borne by them, whboui. In most rases any correspond ing Jiicieuse ID wages. H a person uses the cars regularly, coing to and rclurnlnR from business, an outlay ot at least or P. month ia ntcesEary. This does nol Include any cxlra fares that may bo necessary after business hours. Au average family ,0! Tour would in ihis way contribute from J 1.5.00 to J25.QO per month In street car 'ares ivrmrcas weJI-lo-do owners of auldniobiles who do not need the alrefl cars stand no Increase In Ihia burden." "The fair way lo distribute the 'in' creiLEC In lo civic employees would he LO add ihe amount dlrct t io laioa and let the lax-payers tor whom the work IB done pay it, wheth- said lax-payers nee the filreel-car.i or, not. II 'Is the old lele of Ihe bur- den falling on Iho poor." the NoMixpayer' This Elnrtetl a regulcr discussion with ol keeping wUh the atinoshuerc.ftod thexorapajt- inlnir resolved-Mlgelfyitila rf' meetlnE of would-be commissioners who knew, u great "deal more at Ihe policy 'of nniulng the street cars than Cammfe- Freeman himself- The man with the. toothbrush mous- l.Vche in with the following: "At the. present (Ima it .is nJmltled ,tnal the. slrwiLcuTa are run at n.loss thousands per annum which r.mniiTiL is added to ULO laxes. Thus a fai-payer who uses llie cars is really LiaylnE a higher (are, plus urifor lo enable a non-la ipnyer lo ride for the lowest rate possible. Vfliy uoL iasue special laipayera tickets. or tor instance loouthly or quaiterly tlctele.at a rate? This nould not on'y cnconraKe people Doliif. Jjai been brought down from Kdmomoti and be placed in iho witness Amongst tbo wiliiessei to he failed are Dr. C, P. P. Couybeare. K. and Mr. Kltou. Mr. Church, of Couyurare, Church Davideon, Is on bc- half ol DohLo and Mr. Osilunil lor Uhe defence. The; case is proceeding. Row in Foreign Quarter is Aired In Hot is Fined A hot court room, a voluble female run or not. If I7rc fures are increased, street car business will naturally (all off. If business falls olf too murh. who was a torrent of talk in the wil- Ilie cars will be pisijn the barns andJHcss box in ihe Ilumnnian (onguo, kepi there. Thus relieving our Laics'and ou and Leadiei' nailed, from Ltdlci' only, nWit, from......................... Ladlet1, Ru'o.bor ..........._..., 1 L3dlc5'v LiatKer Heeli, from Boyi' Htlt Soltt irii Leather Heels, jewn, 2 to 3, from........ Boys' Half Soles and Leather 4.to 5, from 1 Boys' Half 3oles and Leather Heeli, nailed, 2 lo 3, from Boys' Half Spies and Leather Hceil, nailed, 4 to 3, from....... (Youthi1 Half Solii and Leather Heels, njlUd, to from.... Yoithi1 Halt Solet and Lenlher Heeli, nailed, U lo 1, frfim. .I Girls' Hnlf Soles and Leather Heels, 7 lo 10, from ..'Vaulhs' Half Siles and Leather Heelf, nailed, II io 1, and Ripi, from Hoelt Re-btillt, from ...................................i i Tan Boots Dyerf from :i Toe Caps, per pair, from v Knowlden (formerly.F. 511 Avenue South. m. G, Kilner, 420 13th Street North. Langlcy, City Repair Shop, 408 2nd Avenue.South, 0, K. Reptir Shop, A. M. Ratmusten, 3rd Aye, South. Mike Cardmon, 212 13th Street South. iChrif Kill, 913 7th Street South. l E. S. Pulley, Corner 6th Avenue and 10th St. Sonlli. I2.2S 2.25 1.85 1.B5 1.85 1.55 .60 .60 2.50 1.65 1.50 1.25 1.40 1.25 .93 .50 .35 1.50 1.75 1.25 '1.50 .75 .90 .75 .90 .20 .75 .10 .35 4th CALGAnv, July llie for- est, fire coming down Iho Elbow river thrcalcning (o sweep Sarcec Indian, reserve actually got ont to the reserve Cor a yesterday, llie situa- tion was belier al noon loilay with the arrival-of niorc'inen to flglil tli'e fire. AL last reports, the fire nghtcrs are holding Ins flames back all along lhov southwest corner of (he Sarcee re-' servo, aided by Ihe wind which fa'slill blowing from the J A. E. Fimllay. Dominion inspector of forest reserve, (lira mornlns 25 men (Jut lo ihe Elbow river fire and with those already on the ground.' the augmcnlcu force is putting up hard fietit. Unles.5 llio wind changes lo the west and a gale springs up the lire should be hold. k BATTLEFORD FARMERS PUT CANDIDATES IN FIELD nUANTFOnn, Ont., July Tho of North flratilford met last niglil and chose candidates for both the Dominion nud'lhc Ontario houses, I lo run under Ihe United Farmers'- or- 'ganizallon auspices. W. C. Wood, ol Brentford will enter the. political arena-for the Ottawa sc.tt, ;md II. Nixon, of George, win cnlcr, for HID provincial scat. .Al the provincial police court, on Thursday afternoon, Mrs. Kalherine G. SniKh was remanded for trial by ilaeistrate Irwin on a clrargc of per- jury preferred by Fouls or Mon- arch. The case was the result ol a civil acliou In which, before Judge Jackson, the 61 (lie plaintiff for Ihe sum oC lent Mrs. Smith by him was dUaitqwtd, as alleged by Iho by her false denial tliat Ihc said sum ID her, 5Mr. -Pouts in the witness boi. said that he had "Iciit" Iho defendant'the suru out of kiirdncss.of heart nnd tooX- receipt for the same. Mrs. Smith misiiiE-hlm hill sate on the furniture' of llie roomiug house for .ihe had-, borrowed the money. Me stated that Lc was sorry for Mrs. Snillh. as, she was working in tho shooting gallery, under hard circum- Elsnccj In'Ihe cold weather, willi only straw lor her feet and a blanket over her shoulders, lo keep her warm. Ho (landed the nioney to tier fn cash froui n roll of about ?luO'J lie hod with him and which he-brought to [.ethbTidEC for the purppBe.'of buying horses and c.alHe. AL the (line (he payment was made there IVCTU .two others In the office of-Uic Brodie 'block where'the. transaction took, place. Mrs. Smllli afterwards soldUhc gooii will of Lhc rooming house and-purchased u motor car. .He had asked her for ro-yayraenl Onofi-ycliuk, winch sentence'was froui time to time 'bul. Bho had al- terivards con) IE tiled lo j ways-put' him Ho denied Ihe altitc- nionl made thai lie had met iMrs. on TnfrnVAvenue and had nak- ed her ,lo come, ruirl .live on farm Mr. V. Poap'st apiiearert for the and W. S. Ball for Ihc dcfiMidanl. Brings Charge; Against Jolln TriaJ Involved An afrernisUi of Ihe murder CJISD Jn which vPclc Paulenkp was sentenced to hi hanged for iho murder o[ Johi. A case which IMS crealed le inloresL in Stavc.y thai In whicb Letlmau .DaYtds, proprietor of the hotel there, was committcil .for trial OH a charge of rare. Tlic details are of a sensational description, and cries from llie girl ou ivhoin Ihe of-. fence was commuted ivpkc'lhc In- mate's of the hotel .hiring Lhc night, as detailed In ihe evidence. JOHN FOX, JR., NOVELIST, DEAD KNOXYILL12. Teuu.T .July Fox. Jr., nnll-kuown novelist, died at his Lome at Hig SConc Cap, Va.. lo- ilay n briet lUness from jmon- nionia. Mr. KOI, who" wftg 5G years old, M-as one of America's, mosi popu- lar wnlers or litilon. Ills novels deal- ing with Uln among mountain peoples ot the Eoi.lh having a wide sale. 111? leading books iveic considered lo tic "Tlic Little Shepherd bt King- dom "Trail of Ihc Lo'iiEsonie "The' KenlucJfians''" und "The Heart 61 the Mills.1' At A special meeting cr the Lelhbridae Mcdicak Society held evening, the following rcsolu tlons were paired unanimously: Whs.'c-as it has come to Ihe -zi lenlion of this society lhat certain physicians in this province have prescribing Intoxicating liquor in excessive and at too frrquent intervals, ..thin bringing our honored orof.ission into disre- pute. Be tl resolved that this Society deeply regreis such a state of af- fairs and requests the Attorney Central lo restrict the number of liquor prescriptions to each phy- sician to 50 oer month the quantify on each prescription ngi to exceed sixteen cunces. Further that Ihe Atlorney-Gcn- be requested to furnish this society with tfie individual month- ly records cf the.phyticians of this city during the past alK months In regard to liquor prescriptions. Alio that while i'nis Soclcly recognizes that It U the duty of the Attorney-General's Oepart- rnent to prosecute the Medical men 'who are disobeyinr) the Liq- uor Act ,ntvertheress this Society recommends the executive of the Alberia Medical Council to take to discipline any memtftrs who In their opinion la acting vin- professfonp.Uy In thft matter. Furlher, that copies of this reso- lulion be forwarded to the AUcr- ney-Gcneral of the Province of Al- berta, the Registrar of the Alberta Medical Council, the secrelariec of Calgary, Edmonton and Medi- cine Hat local medical tocfeties and the Lethbrldge Herajd, Or. JJ, S. Wray appointed secretary of the society. J. B. Powell. of Inlaod at Guelpli, dead for lilc. and Pete Dchic' coiiviclcfl of maiislaiiEliter. 'was filrcd In the pro- vincal pp.licc courl tliis morning, llore Ihe proserution ot John I'aiilcnko for iH-i-the Ihelt. as alleged, ol n'sura of jl.200 odd, llie property 'of Peter JJphle was slnri'ed. It npepars thai llic lu question was handed in Paulcnko'jfor safe keep- In B by Dohie, ns slateil Iho. pvus- G cut Ion, while Dolilc- wag undergoing Ins sentence of Ihrce ycara at the Ed- Thos. Ami our, Cornier poslninstcr and clerk of' (lie Division Court at Dunm'illo, run down by car killed: All Southern Alberta Will Celebrate Veterans' Program 10.G0 MOF.NINQ ol )0 Scrvlco "purler .miAplcfis Aasriclatlon ofjljClhbrlilEC, AFTE'BNOpfJ.'V Special MiLiriRY SPORTS At Henderson Park Fair Grounds. Lethbridge Rotary CARNIVAL Prepare for tde Big Celebration by Attending the Monster Carnival Main Pavilion, Exhibition Grounds, on the eycriings of JULY 17TH and 18TH and winding up the Peace Day Celebration on Sat- urday Night, July. MIDWAY ATTRACTIONS SPECIAL TRAIN CnnlsLOn r.Uachtd lo the regular and re- turning after close'pi' Carnival BALL GAME CARDSTON VS. MACRATH Eckttorn Ptfk At 6.1 S p.m., Satunkf July 19th ;